RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A delegation of Israeli lawmakers paid a rare visit to the West Bank on Monday to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and give an emotional boost to fledgling peace talks that have faced
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors on Monday charged the deputy prime minister and 74 local officials with election fraud during a referendum that failed to unseat President Traian Basescu.
A majority of those who took part in
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Anderson de Souza turned back after bounding down a dark maze of passageways in Rio de Janeiro’s sprawling Rocinha slum, incandescent light illuminating his face.
It was right here, he said, pointing to
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Budapest court has rejected a European arrest warrant issued by Croatia for the head of Hungary’s main oil company, who is wanted for his alleged involvement in a bribery case.
MOL Rt. chairman
PARIS (AP) — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was cleared Monday of allegations that he illegally took donations from France’s richest woman on the way to his 2007 election victory, his lawyer and an official said.
HONG KONG (AP) — A white diamond the size of a small egg sold for $30.6 million at a Hong Kong auction Monday night, edging out the previous record for such a stone set just six months ago.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The man U.S. Navy SEALs tried to take down in Somalia over the weekend was a Kenyan who had plotted to attack his country’s parliament building and the United Nations headquarters in Nairobi, according
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Here’s a look at the achievements being honored by this year’s Nobel Prizes, the $1.2 million awards handed out since 1901 by committees in Stockholm and Oslo:
NOBEL PRIZE IN PHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The family of an American couple facing charges in Qatar of starving to death their 8-year-old adopted daughter says the Gulf state has allowed their two other children to return to the United States.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s northern self-ruled Kurdish region has given the green light to a consortium led by a United Arab Emirates state-run energy investment company to pump oil, a statement said Monday, in a latest move shows
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq: String of apparently coordinated bomb blasts rock Baghdad in evening, kill at least 22.
LONDON (AP) — It’s all well and good to play soccer on the beautiful lawns at Buckingham Palace, but don’t break a window.
That was Prince William’s message Monday in advance of the first ever competitive match held
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping sought Monday to reassure Asian business and political leaders that his country only aspires to peace and that he is confident its economic growth will remain robust despite a recent
MADRID (AP) — Six Somalis who allegedly attacked a Spanish warship in 2012 off the coast of Somalia went on trial in the Spanish capital, with prosecutors seeking a 23-year sentence for each defendant.
A National Court spokesman
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A military spokesman says the northern Malian city of Gao has come under attack for the first time in months.
Hubert de Quievrecourt, spokesman for the French-led Operation Serval, said Monday that at least
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Americans James Rothman and Randy Schekman and German-born researcher Thomas Suedhof won the 2013 Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries on how hormones, enzymes and other key substances are transported within cells.
LAMPEDUSA, Italy (AP) — Italian divers headed into the hold of a sunken smugglers’ boat lying on the ocean floor Monday, hoping to find more bodies from a horrific shipwreck.
Only 155 people survived Thursday’s sinking off the
El-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say a massive explosion, possibly from a car bomb, has hit the security headquarters in a southern Sinai town, killing two people and wounding 48.
The security officials say the attack Monday
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Pest, charming oddity or just background noise, the Hadeda ibis is a feathered phenomenon in suburban South Africa.
Sometimes it swipes dog food meant for pets, splatters parked cars and driveways with droppings and yanks
TOKYO (AP) — Japan Airlines is buying its first-ever jets from Airbus in a deal with a list value of 950 billion yen ($9.5 billion). The purchase of 31 A350 planes deals a blow to U.S. rival Boeing,